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Capricornia Correctional Centre expansion officially commissioned
Today at 02:15 PM

Capricornia Correctional Centre expansion officially commissioned

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$1.06 billion for expansion of Redcliffe Hospital to deliver 204 extra beds
Today at 12:02 PM

$1.06 billion for expansion of Redcliffe Hospital to deliver 204 extra beds

The Palaszczuk Government will invest $1.06 billion to deliver a major expansion of the Redcliffe Hospital, as part of the largest investment in new and expanded hospitals and new beds in Queensland’s history.
ADDITIONAL $170 MILLION INVESTMENT TO BUILD QUEENSLAND BACK BETTER
Yesterday at 02:02 PM

ADDITIONAL $170 MILLION INVESTMENT TO BUILD QUEENSLAND BACK BETTER

The Australian and Queensland Governments are providing $170 million in Betterment funding to build essential public infrastructure damaged in the 2021-22 disaster season to a more resilient standard.
Damien Frawley to chair QTC Capital Markets Board
Fri 01 Jul 22 at 06:30 PM

Damien Frawley to chair QTC Capital Markets Board

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Cameron Dick has announced the appointment of former QIC Chief Damien Frawley as the new Chair of Queensland Treasury Corporation’s (QTC) Capital Markets Board.
Coal industry prospers under bipartisan progressive coal royalties
Fri 01 Jul 22 at 05:38 PM

Coal industry prospers under bipartisan progressive coal royalties

From today, the Palaszczuk Government’s new progressive coal royalty arrangements are ensuring that coal producers in Queensland are funding more regional hospitals while still generating record profits and maintaining historically high share prices.
Investment boosts the careers of 47 Queensland artists and arts workers
Fri 01 Jul 22 at 03:50 PM

Investment boosts the careers of 47 Queensland artists and arts workers

The latest round of the Individuals Fund will support 47 Queensland artists and arts workers with funding of $322,642 to take up new projects and opportunities.
Electricity retailers on notice and Queenslanders urged to check for cost of living rebate
Fri 01 Jul 22 at 03:42 PM

Electricity retailers on notice and Queenslanders urged to check for cost of living rebate

Minister for Energy Mick de Brenni has today issued his strongest warning yet to the market, reminding energy retailers to pass on the cost-of-living rebates announced in the Budget, as the new year financial year begins.
Central Queenslanders urged to prepare themselves before next bushfire season
Fri 01 Jul 22 at 03:15 PM

Central Queenslanders urged to prepare themselves before next bushfire season

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan has called on Central Queensland communities not to be complacent and to prepare their homes and properties before the next bushfire season.
Record $43.7 million SES budget
Fri 01 Jul 22 at 02:09 PM

Record $43.7 million SES budget

The State Emergency Service will benefit from a record $43.7 million budget this year, including a $20 million boost to enhance operational capability and support frontline volunteers.
Feedback sought on new seller disclosure scheme
Fri 01 Jul 22 at 02:05 PM

Feedback sought on new seller disclosure scheme

The Palaszczuk Government’s plan to empower buyers to make informed decisions about purchasing freehold land is open for community feedback.
Welcome to Tumoulin National Park
Fri 01 Jul 22 at 02:00 PM

Welcome to Tumoulin National Park

A forest reserve home to towering rose gums, red stringybark, threatened species and the winding Millstream River has become Queensland’s newest national park.
Minister Mick de Brenni with Member for Bundamba Lance McCullum releasing the Government's guidelines in a flood-impacted area of Goodna
Fri 01 Jul 22 at 01:30 PM

Building Design Guidelines Help Flood-Impacted Queensland Homeowners

The State Government has today released industry leading flood resilience design guidelines to help Queenslanders understand options to improve their home’s resilience to floods.